For the first class meeting of the session, discussion focused on introductions to the course, the instructor, and foundational concepts of rhetoric as applicable to public speaking. The course project and its assigned topic received attention, as well. So did upcoming assignments:
- Discussions, due online before 0059 on 5 March 2018
- Week 1 Homework, due online in two parts (PDF and Word file) before 0059 on 5 March 2018
- Week 1 Presentation, due online before 0059 on 5 March 2018
Submission guidelines for the assignments are in the course shell.
The class met as scheduled, at 1800 in Room 108 of the San Antonio campus. The course roster listed seven students enrolled; five attended, assessed informally. Class participation was good. No students attended Monday office hours.